Paris, Texas (Blu-ray, Criterion Collection)

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Blu-ray Disc Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 25 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1984
  • Label: Criterion
  • Note: Audio commentary featuring Wenders
    • Video interview with Wenders by German journalist Roger Willemsen
    • Excerpts from a 1990 documentary on Wenders, featuring interviews with Wenders, cinematographer Robby Müller, composer Ry Cooper, actors Harry Dean Stanton, Dennis Hopper, Peter Falk, and Hanns Zischler, novelist Patricia Highsmith, and director Samuel Fuller
    • New video interviews with filmmakers Allison Anders and Claire Denis
    • "Wim Wenders hollywood April '84," a segment from the french television program cinema cinemas showing Wenders and Cooder at work on the score
    • Deleted scenes and super 8 home movies
    • Gallery of Wender's location-scouting photos
    • Behind-the-scenes photos by Robin Holland
    • Theatrical trailer
    • Plus-a booklet featuring an essay by film critic Nick Roddick, interviews with Stanton, writer Sam Shepard, and actors Nastassja Kinski and Dean Stockwell, and excerpts from Wender's book of photos written in the west
  • Special Edition
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.78
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital Surround - English
    • DTS HD Master Audio - English

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring , &
Performer: , , &
Directed by
Screenwriting by &
Written by
Composition by
Cinematography by

Major Awards:

Cannes 1984 - Palme d'Or

Entertainment Reviews:

Variety - 05/23/1984
"...PARIS, TEXAS is refined arthouse cinema...It's indeed a beautiful film....Some images are positively breathtaking..."
Entertainment Weekly - 12/10/2004
"[With] moments of serene, unearthly beauty."
Premiere - 03/01/2005
"[O]ne of Wenders's most painful and poetic films..."
Total Film - 04/01/2013
5 stars out of 5 -- "Hailed as a classic on release, PARIS, TEXAS has improved with age."

Product Description:

Winner of the Grand Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 1984, Wim Wenders's PARIS, TEXAS tells the haunting story of an amnesiac (Harry Dean Stanton) and his struggle to rebuild his shattered life. Featuring a story by Sam Shepard and a renowned score by Ry Cooder, the film also stars Nastassja Kinski and Dean Stockwell.

Plot Keywords:

Mystery | Parenthood | Recommended | Road Movies | Suspense | Theatrical Release | Thriller

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  • UPC: 715515052313
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